Have you seen that commercial that asks, “Where do you hurt when you have depression?” and the answer is, “Everywhere.”? That came on while I was helping do something this week for Lynn and suddenly I realized that maybe I have “misdiagnosed” his symptoms.
Lynn started on Rebif about two months ago. Over the past month, he has become more and more tired the day after his shot but even between those times, he feels bad. It’s not aches and pains but more of a heaviness–the weight of not feeling good. He has also gotten very irritable, more impatient than usual and, though he controls it well, he gets angry very easily.
I was talking to his primary care doctor about something else and she asked how he was doing with his new medications. She was concerned because one of the major side effects of Rebif is suicidal thoughts
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